GR - "The voice of Solid Snake wants to know if you'd be okay with someone else taking his role in MGS: Ground Zeroes."
If he wants to take a break from doing Snake's voice, then that's totally understandable. I just hope they can find somebody to fill in his shoes.
There'll only be one david hayter, but I don't think it'll be too hard to find another voice actor who'll do a convincing solid snake. But you'll be able to tell it isn't him.
How did this get approved with that title?
The ones that approved this article doesn't know how to read/ write English themselves that's why this got approved. LOL! On topic: Is he really that busy to not be able to do the voice of snake in a MGS game? a game that comes out every several years?! Oh well, whatever, as long as the next game is great I'm all in.
yea, i read the title about 3 times trying to process it, clicked to see if yoda wrote the article
@Army_of_Darkness Yeah I know, I mean, even North Americans can somewhat write in, and understand English.
I want to who edited title. Is Trainwreck! Not even the glorious Mark Hamill could do Joker forever. The vocal baton has to be passed eventually.
It's simple - David Hayter asked for way more money, and is leveraging the fans to get him more money. Don't people get it? There's a reason he's tagging Kojima and Konami Productions. He wants them to know that without him their game won't sell, and will piss tons of fans off. He's right, the reaction by and large has been terrible.
It's definitely possible for someone to do justice to Snake. I mean, does anyone remember Mako? The iconic voice of Aku in Samurai Jack, or Iroh in Avatar: The Last Airbender? Mako died before the third season of Avatar and was replaced by an American voice actor named Greg Baldwin (who was in Assassin's Creed 2, Rainbow 6: Lockdown, F.E.A.R., Bioshock) who studied Mako's voice so much that he was able to perfectly duplicate it. It's uncanny how identical he sounds. This is a video that switches the roles of Iroh and Aku as voiced by Mako. http://www.youtube.com/watc... This is the tribute song done for Mako by Greg Baldwin after his death and after Greg replaced him on Avatar. http://www.youtube.com/watc... So we can see that, even if Hayter doesn't do Snake, he isn't irreplaceable. It's just a matter of finding the right voice actor.
It'd be sad but I'd deal. I would have to have snake's Japanese voice actor though
I'm sorry but I completely disagree with you. I understand if the man wants to take a break from the series, however like the comment above me said, there is only one David Hayter and he is in many fans mind THE solid snake. I cant imagine snakes voice being any different. The fantastic voice acting he did in MGS4 will never be portrayed any better by someone different especially since he's been doing snakes voice for years! I will not be happy if this was the case.
I actually think he did best in MGS2. Every game after that the voice sounds tired and redundant, like he's trying really hard for it to be Snake.
no no no, his best work, is and always will be MGS, nothing compares to it.
@ Decay I feel like many people dislike his voice in MGS4 because of how "shabby" it sounds. I think it made snake as a character stand out even more because it made sense! His aging body is taking a tole on him and his voice just fits so well with what is happening to him throughout the game. This was done intentional for that reason. He did a amazing job in every mgs game, which is why him leaving and having someone else portray as snake would change the character in general. I respect your opinion though!
Clint Eastwood should do the trick nicely.
Nolan North to the rescue!
I doubt he will be able to give it justice bud.. Good suggestion though!
At this point i wouldnt be surprised if nolan is in the game somehow, the guy sells himself like a Vietnamese whore
@Kamikaze 135 you mean his size 52" shoes because it will be hard to do equal to his work. It would be ok would I like it Nooooooooooo
No Kojima better wait until he's ready
I think a character voice like Borat would be cool
LOL cool in a way that you would mute it, yeh xd
How did this title pass the approval process?
it reminds me of this "Has anyone really been far even as decided to use even go want to do look more like?"
Was that (at one time) an actual article title that passed on n4g? If so, then wow.
"I accidentally the whole thing!!"
Click the cogs and report it.
He is trolling.
must have spent too much time around Hideo
David Hayter wants to if you would do to Metal Gear Ground Zeros to you know if David Hayter. As well.
WTF, Absolutely NOT!!!!!
Would love actually to see Richard Doyle reprises his role as Big Boss in this game. At the very least, I want to see him as cameo when Big Boss was old before Metal Gear/Metal Gear 2 events.
If he wants to take a break, then he should. I'd rather not see him forced to.
This might be a little childish but to me Hayter is Snake so i don't want anyone else to voice him. I mean Doyle was ok and i understand why he got the part there cos it would've sounded stupid if Hayter was talking to himself in MGS4 but i just cant imagine Snake without Hater. And this version of Snake isn't that old like he was in 4 so it would be weird that Snakes voice changed in a year or two (time between Peace Walker and this). So i would ofc buy the game but i would be really sad if not angry.
Richard Doyle should take over as Big Boss. David Hayter should only voice Snake.
I understand if he doesn't but I would be pretty disappointed. His voice work as snake is my favorite voice acting in video games.
But that wouldnt be Snake then, its like Snake Plissken would be acted by anyone that isnt Kurt Russell it wouldnt work David its not just a VA he IS Snake.
Coming from left field... what if we didn't play as Snake? How about the story progresses and we get a new protagonist. Infamous 2nd Son Style
Outside of spin offs it has to be A snake . Be it the current , the older one or maybe yet a new one
It is "a" snake that we will be playing. It will be Naked Snake after he gained Big Boss status.
David Hayter "Wants To Know If", perhaps? *winks*
exactly my thoughts.
That's a hard one. David Hayter's voice is just so epic. I guess they could use Richard Doyle's voice, although it's not ideal. The change could be explained by Snake's smoking habit. Too many cigar's will do that.
I'll be disappointed if he doesn't do it. His voice is iconic.
Watch fucking Nolan North will be all over this. Nathan Snake.
"Metal Gear...? Oh crap!" OT - Might be a contract negotiation ploy. lol Idk, I can't imagine anyone else doing the voice, but I can't say someone else doing it would keep me from buying the game, unless it was Richard Simmons or another equally odd choice.
I think if they can get someone close to the voice it wont be a problem. When Telltale games did the Back to the Future series they got someone who closely sounded just like Michael J Fox to do his voicover part.
Snake? Snake?! SNAKEEEEEEE!!!! I will be a sad snake if Mr Hayter stop being a Snake anymore T_T Snake is Hayter and Hayter is...Hayter.
I read this title at least 5 times.
"Kept you waiting, huh?" We'll miss his voice if he does but i'm sure he is trolling. and btw, the title messed my mind, thank you!
No way, once that starts happening. It becomes just another game. After having a spin off just put out. They need to get back to why we all love MGS in the first place....Snakes and with that comes the real deal people.
I think for Spin offs, such as this, sure go ahead. But in terms of the main games, he has to play him, no question about it. It's like Uncharted: Golden Abyss. I would have been totally fine if Nolan North didn't play drake, so long as he returned for the 4th and so forth
This is going to be an unpopular opinion and I know I'll be bombarded with disagrees, but not only would I be okay with it... I welcome it. I've found his performance as Solid Snake pretty lackluster and even at times annoying. He was really good in MGS1 but then he went downhill in performance there after. The voice in its gravel has just gotten too... cartoony.
I'd want him to stay in the main games at the very least. If he's tired of doing snake, then I guess it's alright. IT will be hard to let go, but we'll all get over it.
Hayter's call. Though I couldn't imagine it any other way...
I do not believe any game characters voice is as entrenched in peoples minds as Snakes/David Hayters. In what other game do you watch and listen to the main character for 50mins vs 5mins of game play? ha ha, something that I hope they keep in Ground Zeroes. The change of voice could be less jarring if MGS Ground Zeroes has different game mechanics to the rest of the series. Let us face it, every MGS title is the same, that doesn't stop them being my Number 1 games, but I look forwards to the open world nature of GZ, and whatever else that feels fresh, expanded base building ect. Whatching that first Ground Zeroes cinematic in Japenese worked for me, so a new voice could be O.K, but that new voice needs to stay.
Snake is Hayter here in the West. From the beginning till the end. Period. Even more than Ironside was Fisher in the Splintercell series. It is a shame that Ubisoft didn't try harder to get Ironside on board for the new SplinterCell.
The Title makes no sense. And Capitalizing Every Letter Makes You Look Stupid.
David Hayter's absence would be saddening but acceptable though,if one day i heard about hideo kojima's absence even it's a rumour..then i want to be killed by psyco mantis instantly:)
they should get Scott Bakula /s oh boy...
Obviously at some point there will be a new voice actor for Snake. But this is not the time for crazy talk. There's still one last mission…
No its not ok! Nahh jk, live your life David. Snake will never be the same tho..
Does he have a sore voice I don't get it
Oh the backlash! If people got upset about Ironside not being in the next Splinter Cell then I can't imagine the amount of butthurt if this was to happen.
Fine by me.
What is this salty discharge coming from my eyes??!!